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|Fastest Train||8h 53m|
|Trains Per Day||2|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Ottawa to Chatham right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
Can you take a train all the way from Ottawa to Chatham?
What is the price of a train ticket from Ottawa to Chatham?
In the last month, $119.33 was the average price of a train ticket from Ottawa, ON to Chatham, ON. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 16 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $85.69 more than that for a same-day booking.
How long is the train journey from Ottawa to Chatham?
The distance between Ottawa and Chatham is approximately 384 miles, or 619 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 53 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Ottawa to Chatham are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Ottawa at 11:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from Ottawa to Chatham?
Trains leave the station in Ottawa twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Chatham to Ottawa.
Which train should you take from Ottawa to Chatham?
VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Ottawa, Ontario to Chatham, Ontario. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|VIA Rail||2||9h 9m||$149.79|
Where is the train station in Ottawa?
There are two stations in Ottawa where you can board the train to Chatham:
- Ottawa Train Station
- Fallowfield Train Station
Where is the train station in Chatham?
Chatham has one train station:
- VIA Station